Fashion Icons Awards Launches on Feb. 23

The maiden edition of Fashion Icons Awards is set to be launch at the plush Alisa hotel this month. The event promises to be the biggest night in Ghana‘s fashion industry,

a unique and glamorous ceremony which was established to recognize and celebrate the present icons and also to reward promising icons in the fashion industry.

The event will help nurture the rich kernels of talent scattered liberally throughout the fashion industry, and shine a spotlight on some of its most creative eclectic stakeholders, whose full potential has been thus far unrealized.

This unique annual award ceremony aims to place a spotlight on creative individuals who has contributed/invested in the local fashion industry, creating sustainable economies through building of a rich resource base and capacity utilization through viable strategic partnerships.

“We hope that Fashion Icons Awards will motivate and encourage old and new generation of fashion entrepreneur, and increase their brand worth and awareness”. Bashiru Olu, Event Director

The categories of awards are divided into three groups; (1) Present Icons (Lifetime Achievement Awards), (2) Promising Icons Awards (Future Icons) and (3) People’s Choice Awards (Stakeholders Choice).

Below are the categories of people’s choice awards that would be honoured at the launch/industry night: Fashion blog of the year, Fashion photographer of the year, Fashion communicator of the year (Online), Fashion communicator of the year (Print), Best model management/agency, Fashion Stylist of the year and, Stylish Creative Director.

A star-studded line-up is expected at the grand finale of the event in August with great entertainment and awards presentation. Achievements will be honoured as we celebrate the very best of African fashion entrepreneurs.

Nominations for Lifetime Achievement and Promising Icons Awards would be announced at the official launch/industry night on February 23, 2014 at Alisa Hotel in Accra.

The event is powered by West Coast Entertainment Ghana Ltd and Global Dreams Management with support from Alisa Hotel, LAAK Consult Ltd, FashionManiaGh.com, Soundcity, Spice TV, FashionGhana.com and Chuksineh.com.

The event is STRICTLY BY INVITATION.

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